A famous beach on the Sea of Japan with a long coastline and good water quality.
On a clear day you can see far off Sado Island and Mt.Yoneyama. You can also enjoy magnificent views of the sunset over the Sea of Japan.
Visitors to the beach every year include people from Nagano Prefecture and from as far away as the Kanto area . Elementary and junior high schools often have school excursions to the beach as well.
|Name of places:||Tanihama Beach|
|Address:||Nagahama, Joetsu-shi, Niigata|
|Traffic access(train):||Take the Echigo Tokimeki Nihon Kai Hisui Railway Line to Tanihami Station and from there it's a minute on foot.|
|Traffic access(bus):||Take Kubiki bus to Nagahama Higashi and from there it's 5 minutes on foot.|
|Traffic access(car):||10 minutes from the Nadachi Tanihama IC exit on the Hokuriku Expressway.|
|Tel:||Phone: 025-546-2008 (Tanihama Tourist Association)|
|Business hours:||Open from Tuesday, July 12 to Wednesday, August 17, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lifeguard on duty.|
|Car parking:||Free parking available for 40 vehicles at Joetsu shi, Oaza Nagahama 1592. Parking also available at beach cafes and prefectural parking areas.|
Tanihama Tourist Association